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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

MO>MO  Party’s support basePro-choice, but ban after the first three months

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples


Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

Should the government allow the sale of Australian agricultural land and water to foreign buyers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but only for children and senior citizens

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Australia maintain a presence at the United Nations?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

Should the government allow Coal Seam Gas (CSG) projects in Australia?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

If their projects involve water, should coal companies be subject to additional government regulations?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseLower

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

Should the government ban the import of the Adler A110 lever-action shotgun?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseMore

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Australia?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should Australia conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but only for medical use

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

Do you support Malcolm Turnbull’s $50 billion corporate tax cut?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Whaling

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the world

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

Should the government allow the export of live animals to foreign countries?

MO>MO  Party influenceYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Australia increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseIncrease

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

Should the Australian government continue to invest billions of dollars into the development of the National Broadband Network?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Australia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseHurt

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

Should Australia allow the U.S. to operate military bases located in Australia.

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

Do you support building a nuclear waste storage facility in the Northern Territory?

MO>MO  Party influenceYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

Should the federal government invest in the construction of a high speed rail?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Australia, have the right to vote?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseDecrease

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Australian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

Do you support an increase in the mineral resources rent tax?

MO>MO  Party influenceNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

Should the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

Should hospitals continue to be funded on fee-for-service model?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for Senators?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Public School

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states?

MO>MO  Matt O'Sullivan voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  ABCC

Should the government reinstate the Building and Construction Commission (ABCC)?

MO>MO  Party influenceYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

MO>MO  Party’s support baseNo